Chris Morsa


From the Ashes Comes Wine

Simple Machine is a winery nestled in the heart of Talent, Oregon and sits adjacent to Bear Creek. It was created by Brian Denner and Clea Arthur. Brian is a winemaker and Clea runs the tasting room, customer relations, and does the business end of things. Simple Machine is known for bold red wines that… Read More

Ausland Employee circa 1957

Lumber Prices Stabilizing

You have probably heard one horror story or another about commodity pricing and the impact on the economy.  Whether computer chips, plastics, or lumber – supply disruption has had huge impacts. The pandemic driven trade barriers, border shutdowns, and business interruptions have caused massive price fluctuations. We at Ausland have seen massive price moves in… Read More